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Looking for ggg who was a surgeon near Praha. His son, Vatslov Mudraeff, my gg, changed his name to James Monroe when he entered the US in 1868. He migrated to McLeod county, Minnesota in 1873. His son, James Jr. lived near Foley.

Contact: Eugene Monroe 78 Shearwater Point Drive , Bluffton , SCV 29909

Posted: 01/26/2014


Anna Plocar and Franz Kaca came to the USA in 1890. The Kaca family was from Chemitz. Anna's mother, Katerina Plocar, lived in Cirova. Are there any family members still in Czechloslovakia? How about obtaining church records?

Contact: Kathleen Hall 6713 Evening Street , Worthington , OH 43085

Posted: 01/23/2014


Seeking information for anyone with the surname of Jandacka, Origin of the name is from Kotesova, SK. Please contact Gerald Jandacka at gjandacka@gmail.com.

Contact: Gerald Jandacka , ,

Posted: 01/14/2014

Burianek, Kracalik,Kovarova,Vana, Kovarik

Any info on these surnames from Ujezd, Slopne, Loucka from 1800s would be appreciated

Contact: Rich Burian 8 Almark Terrace, , Ocean , New Jersey 07712-3218

Posted: 01/05/2014


anc Vilmos Albert Fejfar born 1888 Skycov, Czechoslovakia. m Gizella Sutor born 1886. immigr to Mexico ca 1925. Query: Any and all to include parental information!


Posted: 12/01/2013


PAUL or PAVEL KOCUREK, likely born Aug. 29, 1868, emigrated from a village that sounded something like BRASAVICE possibly in Bohemia or in PRESOV region of SLOVAKIA. He left from BREMEN, Germany and arrived in NEW YORK CITY sometime in 1888. We have found a large number of KOCUREKS in the VSETIN region of current CZECH REPUBLIC, but no trace of this ancestor. Parents may have been PAUL KOCUREK & ANNIE IVONIK, farmers. Would appreciate contact with anyone else researching KOCUREKS. We have details from one of the Czech church books 1558 - 1948 catholic Vsetin Zdechov 1867-1895 vol 2492 Image 241 Index K 1 repeat of vol 2489 extra "o" in Kocourek, which shows how the name KOCUREK may have been changed by a priest to KOCOUREK.

Contact: JAMES LABOSSIERE 5887 Stonehaven Drive , Duncan , British Columbia, (CANADA) V9L 0E8

Posted: 12/01/2013

Stehr, Stahr, Stohr

Researching Siegfried Theodore Stahr, (DOB 18 Nov 1832, Bohmen) m Caroline Schultz, (DOB 1837, Bohmen) in Grulich, Bohmen, 1860. Fa Joseph Dominic Stehr, mo poss Franziska. Emigr Bremen, Germany, aboard steamer "Berlin." Arr Baltimore, MD, 16 July, 1870 w/ch: Siegfried, Franziska, Wilhelmina, & Ernst. Caroline's fa Dominic Schultz arr on same ship. Set Laurelville/S. Perry, Laurel Twp, Hocking Co, Ohio.

Contact: Diana Bray 257 Main St. , Thomaston , Maine 04861

Posted: 11/26/2013


Searching for m record of Pal Zubkov-ondi to Anna Czmarik. Austria-Hungary ?

Contact: Patrice Ryan 339 Paxson Avenue , Trenton , New Jersey 08690

Posted: 10/16/2013

Holokovsky, Pesek

Both of my queries have been successfully answered by members, one in the Czech Republic and one by a CGSI Committee chair. Still more to learn. DigiArchiv website very helpful.

Contact: William F Coons , ,

Posted: 10/03/2013


Seeking info on Frank Skok, apparent cofounder of local Slovanska Lipa in St. Paul, MN, 1869, born around 1847 in Bohemia, and/or ancestors including father by same name or possibly Frantisek born about 1804. May have resided for a time in New Prague, MN, as well.

Contact: Doug Bjostad 2321 Aldrich Ave. S., Apt. 217 , Minneapolis , MN 55405

Posted: 09/30/2013